Winter gear rentals and our Mt Bachelor Shuttle

Grab your gear and hit the slopes

Shuttle to Mt. Bachelor

Want to hit the slopes at Mt. Bachelor without having to worry about driving or parking? Tetherow  guests staying in the vacation rental homes or the Tetherow Lodges can reserve a warm, comfy seat on our shuttle this winter season!

Cost: $30/person/day

Times:
Departure from Tetherow:
8 am & 11:30 am (great for the half day skiers and boarders)

Pickup at Mt. Bachelor:
Noon & 4 pm

Please note:

  • Same day bookings cannot be guaranteed.
  • Tetherow Pickup/Dropoff at our Guest Services Building only.
  • Shuttle does not run to Sunrise Lodge. Services Mt Bachelor West Village Lodge only.​

Reservations: Guests can call 2 weeks prior to their date of arrival to reserve the shuttle. Please reserve at least 24 hours in advance. If no one is booked for a specific time, the driver will not drive to Mt. Bachelor. All drop-offs and pickups will arrive and depart from the West Village shuttle drop-off loop at Mt. Bachelor. To reserve your shuttle ride to Mt. Bachelor, please call our reservations team at 877-298-2582. To learn more about Mt. Bachelor, please visit their website.

Winter & holiday events in Bend

Bend Christmas Parade • Sat, Dec 3, 2022 • Noon
Bend’s most beloved event is coming! The parade welcomes thousands of people to the packed streets of downtown Bend. Learn more here.

Old Mill District Holiday events • Throughout December
Visit SantaLand, take place in the Menorah lighting and check everything off your holiday list. Learn more here.

Mt Bachelor Ski Area • Est. open date Nov. 25, 2022
Just 15 minutes up the road from Tetherow, this is Bend’s iconic ski experience. Learn more here. 

Hoodoo Ski Area • Opening date TBD
Steeper, deeper, cheaper snow riding just 45 minutes away from Bend. Learn more here.

Oregon WinterFest • Bend • Feb 17 – 19
Half pipe events, ice carving contests, family zone, vendors, art, food, music and more! Learn more here.

Be on the winter trails in just minutes

Snowshoe + Ski trails near Tetherow

Tetherow is lucky to border the Deschutes National Forest which provides hundreds of miles of trails for outdoor adventures.

Nearby SnoParks are listed below. Please adhere to all rules, parking guidelines, signage, safety protocols and know your ability! Note that dogs are only allowed in certain SnoParks.

Meissner SnoPark
Edison SnoPark
Wanoga Play Area SnoPark (sledding)
Swampy Lakes SnoPark + Trailhead
Kapka SnoPark
Skyliners SnoPark + Trailhead

Some SnoParks are specifically geared toward Nordic trails, sledding, or snowmobiles. Please visit the Deschutes National Forest Winter Recreation website to view more SnoParks, trails, rules, maps and allowed activities.